Stella McCartney leverages star power to save the rainforests

Oprah Winfrey and Drew Barrymore among famous names supporting eco-friendly project at Paris fashion week The catwalk for Stella McCartneys latest collection ran through the Paris Opera on Monday morning, below a majestic canopy of chandeliers. But McCartneys focus this season is on a beautiful environment of a very different nature: the ancient and endangered at-risk Sumatran orangutan, as well as to vegetation, which is an important source of oxygen. McCartney is leveraging her star power to kickstart a campaign encouraging social media users to dedicate trees, and to donate to the nonprofit organisation Canopy. From left: Oprah Winfrey, Stella McCartney, Lewis Hamilton and Edward Enninful, the editor-in-chief of British Vogue. Photograph: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty The actors Drew Barrymore and …

On heels of Jackson doc debut, Slate mocked for republishing piece asking if pedophilia is a crime or illness

HBO’s “Leaving Neverland” premiered on Sunday night, putting a new spotlight on sexual abuse allegations made by Wade Robson and James Safechuck against Jackson. JACKSON’S ESTATE CALLS ‘LEAVING NEVERLAND’ DOCUMENTARY A ‘CHARACTER ASSASSINATION’ AFTER DEBUT AT SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Lithwitck’s piece, which was originally published back in 2004, was resurfaced as a result of the documentary’s popularity. “Again, and for all the wrong reasons, we can’t take our eyes off Michael Jackson. Whether or not the allegations are substantiated, the question is in the air: Is pedophilia a disease to be treated, or a crime to be punished? Are people who seduce minors sick or evil? Our current legal and medical systems blur both views. We call for the most …

11 Photos Taken Before And After Brides Got Their Wedding Makeup

The best way to examine Arber’s work is through his prominent online presence. So far, the makeup artist has amassed over 262k Instagram followers by regularly uploading pictures of his work. Other fashion and beauty projects aside, a big part of his feeds consists of before-and-after pics of the brides he worked with and their striking transformations. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: arber_bytyqi_mua “When I finished high school, my family didn’t want me to continue my studies in the beauty industry because in our culture it’s considered tabu if a male works in this industry. So, at first, I got a master’s degree in economics and only then did I follow my dream and started …

‘The Simpsons’ Producers Pull Michael Jackson Episode: ‘We’re Allowed To Take Out A Chapter’ – Perez Hilton

Michael Jackson is beginning to get pulled out of pop culture one way — and one day — at a time. First, it was James L. Brooks, the legendary animated comedy’s longtime executive producer, spoke to the Wall Street Journal on Thursday about the production team’s decision to cut the episode out of circulation in re-runs and on syndication. He lamented the decision, but ultimately knew it was the right move to make considering the allegations coming to the forefront against the Thriller singer  And it should be noted that this isn’t the first time The Simpsons has done this. Following the September 11 terror attacks, the show removed its 1997 episode The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson from circulation. What do …

Everything Else You Want To Know After Seeing ‘Leaving Neverland’

Leaving Neverland,” which HBO aired in two parts on Sunday and Monday, offers the Me Too era’s most detailed portrait of sexual abuse to date. In profiling two men who say However thorough the film may be, it leaves many unanswered questions. Reed had a lot of ground to cover in order to piece together a resonant compendium of Wade Robson’s and James Safechuck’s experiences, so even with a four-hour running time, “Neverland” skirts certain particulars. via my interview with Reed, conducted a few days after “Neverland” premiered at Sundance.) As recently as January. On an episode of the celebrity interview podcast “Inside of You with Mathew Rosenbaum,” Culkin said that nothing untoward happened with Jackson ― a refrain he’s …

Luke Perry Is A ‘Strong Candidate’ For A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame – But It’s Going To Be A While – Perez Hilton

Luke Perry is a “strong candidate” for a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame — but now, after his sudden death earlier this month from complications related to a stroke, the process to enshrine him is going to take several  years. It’s easy to see based on the outpouring of love received by the former Beverly Hills 90210 star that he made an indelible mark in television and pop culture… and more recent work on Riverdale and elsewhere further solidifies his resume as a legit TV mainstay deserving of permanent enshrinement in Hollywood. No argument there, right?! Well, now that Perry has passed, that’s not really the issue. According to TMZ, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce would be “very happy” to consider Perry for …

Comedian says Barstool Sports tried extorting her

She began her Twitter thread with a bit of background. “In December, they () reuploaded one of my videos without credit. I asked for credit, was ignored, and filed a DMCA takedown,” Bredouw wrote on Twitter. “Twitter quickly took it down and IMMEDIATELY Barstool’s social guy sends me an email, I don’t respond. He emails again in early February. I don’t respond.” In December, they reuploaded one of my videos without credit. I asked for credit, was ignored, and filed a DMCA takedown. Twitter quickly took it down and IMMEDIATELY Barstool's social guy sends me an email. I don't respond. He emails again in early February. I don't respond. pic.twitter.com/GYLYOnHFXq — miel (@miel) March 4, 2019 Bredouw went on to …

How to stream the 30th season of ‘The Simpsons’ and more for free

For almost three decades (more than three if we’re counting The Tracey Ulman Show shorts), Homer, Marge, Lisa, Maggie, and Bart have not only charmed their way into our hearts but into popular culture itself. Maybe you’re humming the lyrics to “Mister Plow” while you wait in line at the movies. You might even cry “D’oh!” when life shafts you once again. At this point, The Simpsons have introduced more popular phrases to the modern lexicon than Shakespeare. And with infinitely more laughs, no less. The Simpsons is the longest-running animated comedy, with 656 episodes under its belt by the time season 30 closes. And thanks to the internet, it’s possible to stream every single one of them.  Here’s everything you …

Chimpanzees Are Losing Their Culture As Humans Destroy Their Wild Habitats

Complex cultural and social behaviors exhibited by chimpanzees are being lost as humans continue to encroach on wild areas, according to a new study published in Science.  From the types of tools used to communication strategies, the behaviors of chimpanzees vary dramatically across different groups. Previous research shows that chimps acquire this information socially from other members of their group – how they act depends greatly on who they are surrounded by similar to humans (just like that annoying habit your sister picked up from your brother). But as human population growth continues to increase, deforestation, hunting, and diseases are further pressuring chimpanzee communities in the wild, causing them to alter, change, or altogether lose their unique behavior. “Chimpanzees are highly …

30 People Draw Their Dreams And Others Offer Their Explanations

The challenge of transferring the fleeting, often intangible quality of dreams onto paper must be quite appealing to the adventurous artist. We often wake up with only vague recollections of our dreams, teasingly intriguing snippets of what was a grand production inside of our creative minds. Do you often remember your dreams? How would you interpret them on paper? Scroll down to see these visual representations of different artists’ dreams, in a list compiled by Bored Panda and get inspired to dream! #1 I Had A Dream About Tropical, Waterproof Sheep. I Decided To Paint It They’re special sheep that can be submerged in salty ocean water and only have the very outer layer of their wool get wet or something, …

This post about the craziest ‘incidents’ at high schools is scandalous and amazing.

image via Pixabay Every person who’s been to high school remembers that one “incident” that embarrassed the faculty and had every kid whispering about it in the hallways. Twitter user Katie Notopoulos asked “What was ‘the incident’ in your high school?” and the replies were pretty damn scandalous. A girl in my class received menacing letters from a stalker but then it turned out she was sending them to herself. She left the school. Her parents didn’t let her cut her hair so I feel like ultimately it was their fault? — Kate Spencer (@katespencer) December 26, 2017 the football players’ dads ordered strippers to the players’ party. the football players turned the strippers down. it made the news? SNL …

Ajax’s ‘Super Jews’ keep on singing amid rising anti-Semitism

Amsterdam (CNN)It takes less than a minute to walk from Amsterdam’s beautiful Portuguese Synagogue to the “De Dokwerker” statue. Follow @cnnsport But the nature of the vandalism, the green and yellow paint on the statue, and the painting of green swastikas on the street, suggested a blurring of the lines between anti-Semitism, and hatred of the city’s football club, Ajax. Throughout the Netherlands, and much of Europe, Ajax is known as a “Jewish club.” The vandalism, allegedly carried out by supporters of a rival football club in the Hague, shone a light on the complicated and often uneasy relationship between Ajax, the Jewish community and the anti-Semitism that it often attracts. ADO Den Haag, issued a statement in which it …

On heels of Jackson doc debut, Slate mocked for republishing piece asking if pedophilia is a crime or illness

HBO’s “Leaving Neverland” premiered on Sunday night, putting a new spotlight on sexual abuse allegations made by Wade Robson and James Safechuck against Jackson. JACKSON’S ESTATE CALLS ‘LEAVING NEVERLAND’ DOCUMENTARY A ‘CHARACTER ASSASSINATION’ AFTER DEBUT AT SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Lithwitck’s piece, which was originally published back in 2004, was resurfaced as a result of the documentary’s popularity. “Again, and for all the wrong reasons, we can’t take our eyes off Michael Jackson. Whether or not the allegations are substantiated, the question is in the air: Is pedophilia a disease to be treated, or a crime to be punished? Are people who seduce minors sick or evil? Our current legal and medical systems blur both views. We call for the most …

Ted Baker CEO Ray Kelvin quits after allegations of ‘forced hugging’

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Ted Baker’s founder and CEO has resigned as the fashion brand investigates allegations he behaved inappropriately toward staff. “In light of the allegations made against him, Ray has decided that it is in the best interests of the company for him to resign so that the business can move forward under new leadership,” Executive Chairman David Bernstein said in the statement. Kelvin wasn’t immediately available for comment on Monday. Ted Baker said Lindsay Page would continue in his role as acting CEO, which he has held since Kelvin first went on leave. Hugs Kelvin founded the high-end fashion chain in 1988 with a single store in the UK city of Glasgow. It now has more than 500 …

Fans reckon with dark side of Michael Jackson after ‘Leaving Neverland’ premiere

Leaving Neverland,Michael Jackson, on Sunday. .ackson reportedly shared his bed with them and was abused by him as children. testifiedI didnt feel like I was hurt by it, that it was anything bad that had happened to me, he says, according to the New Yorker. When such revelations arise against these artistseven though rumors, and often court cases,havebeen around for yearsthe trend has generally been for many to believe survivors while some fans remain true to their heroes. We all knew that Jacksons case would likely be the most divided, and its showing.

‘In a few hours, you could be dead’

Why is this happening? Some of those who work with young people in Birmingham say social media has an often fatal role to play in the violence. Simeon Moore, a former member of infamous Aston gang the Johnson Crew, now works with young people to help them turn away from carrying a knife. Image caption Awez Khan has previously spoken in Parliament about knife crime Awez Khan, 17, from Aston, who is a member of the UK Youth Parliament for Birmingham and has spoken in Parliament about knife crime, said: “I know people who go to the youth centres and it’s kept them off the streets and stopped them having altercations that would turn into violence. “Young people in these …